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If a taxpayer had filed a form 5500ez one year and did not the second because their tax preparer was in the hospital and they were not aware this was a yearly requirement and their account was at the at or near where they had to file what could be reasonable cause?

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They did not now it was a yearly filing

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Evidently Robin is not currently available as your question was returned to the "Q".

I can respond to your question & work with you or you can wait for Robin to return, it is totally up to you.

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Tax Professional: Stephen G., Sr Income Tax Expert replied 2 years ago

Just checking in.

I don't believe that would be reasonable cause (not knowing about an annual filing requirement), but the hospital issue may be; we would need to discuss further if you are available.

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